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China: Price overview for imported logs and sawnwood in October

    The report below contains the latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in [...]

Finnish sawn softwood exports to China suffer due to Chinese government environmental actions

The Finnish production of sawn softwood reached 11,7 million m3 in 2017 and remained below forecasted figures. By the [...]

US lumber prices impacted by recent developments

A number of important lumber-related developments have come out of North America over the last period.    [...]

Opportunities for hardwood in the European construction sector

The UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) released their Annual Market Review 2017-2018, together with several [...]

US lumber prices keep on falling in mid-October

US traders noted a change in the tone of the framing lumber market, and even a sense that prices had [...]

EU and Vietnam sign the VPA

On 19 October 2018, a voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) between the European Union and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on [...]

Swanson Group curtails production at two sawmills; citing deteriorating market conditions

Oregon's Swanson Group is implementing production curtailments with immediate effect, citing deteriorating market conditions.    The [...]

U.S. softwood lumber production on the rise; Canadian output drops

U.S. sawmills produced 20.678 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first seven months of 2018 [...]

Continuing stasis in EU sawn hardwood consumption expected

The UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) released their Annual Market Review 2017-2018, together with several [...]

Value of Russian softwood lumber exports rises sharply

Russian softwood lumber exports increased sharply in the first eight months of the year, both in value and in volume [...]